AIG appoints Ogwo as CEO
Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) has announced the appointment of Chienye Ogwo as Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to joining AIG, Ogwo led Change Management at Union Bank of Nigeria, where she was responsible for developing strategies for the smooth implementation of the Bank’s Transformation Initiatives, and facilitating buy-in among internal and external stakeholders.
Commenting on the appointment, Founder and Chairman, AIG, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, said: “After a rigorous search and selection process by the Board of Directors, we are pleased to announce Chienye’s appointment and to welcome her on board AIG”.
“Chienye brings a valuable blend of experience to the organisation and we look forward to working with her as we forge ahead towards the attainment of our goals”, he said.
In June 2016, AIG signed a five-year partnership with the Blavatnik School of Government (BSG) at the University of Oxford. Under this partnership, AIG will, starting 2017, make available five Scholarships yearly to outstanding Nigerians and Ghanaians to pursue the Master of Public Policy degree at BSG, University of Oxford.
Upon graduation, AIG Scholars will be expected to return to their home country and apply their learning experience as change agents in their country’s public sector.
AIG will also, every year, award the AIG Fellowship, to be undertaken at BSG University of Oxford, to one outstanding senior public service official in Nigeria or Ghana.
In October 2016, AIG announced Professor Attahiru Jega, former Executive Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the first AIG Fellow of Practice.